california to register to vote online, the state already has thousands of new voters. the secretary of state's office launched the program wednesday morning and within 18 hours, nearly 10,000 people had signed up. by midday today, the number climbed to nearly 20,000. applicants must have either a driver's license or a state i.d. card. the deadline to register is october 22nd. still to come at 6:00, admitting defeat. president obama heads to a battleground state and admits, quote, a failure. >> reporter: more than 10,000 people are expected to show up here at moffett field tomorrow to watch the space shuttle "endeavour." coming up, i'll tell you about important last-minute changes. plus, his name is synonymous with the water. why the son of explorer jacque cousteau was in the bay area.